How to Install Tor Browser on Zorin OS 12 Easy Guide

February 19, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.


  1. 2. Downloading Tor Browser

    Download Tor Browser Bundle for GNU/Linux

    Tor Browser Bundle 64-bit
  2. 3. Extracting Tor Browser

    Next Extract into /tmp
    Possibly Double-Click/Right-Click on Tor Package and Open with Archive Manager:

    How to Install Tor Browser on Zorin OS 19.04 Disco Extracting Tor Browser Bundle tar.gz
    Or from Shell:

    tar xvfz tor-browser*.tar.xz -C /tmp/
  3. 4. Installing Tor Browser

    Install Tor Browser
    First, Set the SuperUser as owner with:

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/tor-browser*

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
    And Fix Permissions with:

    sudo chmod -R oa+xr /tmp/tor-browser*

    Then Switch the Tor contents:

    sudo mv /tmp/tor-browser* /opt/tor-browser

    Again Make a SymLink for Easy Launching on Shell:

    sudo ln -s /opt/tor-browser/Browser/start-tor-browser /usr/local/bin/tor-browser

    Finally, to Create a Tor Desktop Launcher:

    sudo cp /opt/tor-browser/Browser/start-tor-browser.desktop /usr/share/applications


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